Near Hayward in Sawyer County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Namekagon - Court Oreilles Portage
Erected 1956 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 50.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 45° 56.072′ N, 91° 29.551′ W. Marker is near Hayward, Wisconsin, in Sawyer County. Marker is on State Highway 27 north of North Portage Terrace, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at a highway pull-off. Marker is in this post office area: Hayward WI 54843, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Hayward and the "Big Mill" (approx. 5.2 miles away); St. Francis Solanus Indian Mission (approx. 6.1 miles away); Pierre Esprit Radisson and Medard Groseilliers (approx. 7.8 miles away); Court Oreilles (approx. 13.3 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Namekagon Portage. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 19, 2011.)
2. St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. Hiking. Namekagon-Lac Courte Oreilles Portage Trail. (Submitted on September 19, 2011.)
3. Namekagon River Research. Native American Era. (Submitted on September 19, 2011.)
4. American Local History Network. First explorers came seeking passage, furs. (Submitted on September 19, 2011.)
Categories. • Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 19, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.